Wednesday 22 April 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Rochefort and Ken Dorsey.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Funny Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mouse Trap or Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 April 1981 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Pierre Rochefort: French actor, son of actor Jean Rochefort and actress Nicole Garcia, he began as a rapper.
- Ken Dorsey: American football player.
- Daniel Ghiță: Romanian kick-boxer.
- Madis Kallas: Estonian decathlete and activist.
- Rafael Sperafico: Brazilian race car driver (d. 2007).
- Jonathan Trott: South African-English cricketer
- Brailsford Reese Brazeal: dean (Morehouse College), dies at age 76.
- Almost 1 million West German metal workers in strike
- Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela tosses his 3rd shutout in 4 starts
- 10,000 copper workers in Chile strike.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Blondie - Rapture
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- John Lennon - Woman
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
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